December 18, 2014

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Prep hockey: Third period Bay’s undoing in loss to Holy Name

WINTERHURST – Bay gave up two goals in the third period in falling 2-1 to Holy Name in a Greater Cleveland High School Hockey League White West division game Sunday at Winterhurst. Alex Harris scored Bay`s only goal in the second period off assists by Matt McLaughlin and Chris Osborne. The Rockets fell to 1-6 Read More…

No one is hurt in mill fire at Republic

LORAIN – A spilled vat of molten steel triggered a large fire at the Lorain steel mill Sunday, tying up 20 firefighters for at least three hours. CARL SULLENBERGER/CHRONICLE A Lorain Fire Department pumper truck refills prior to going back into the mill Sunday night to fight a blaze at Republic Engineered Products. Firefighters were Read More…

Tim Dahlberg: There’s only one Mayweather

LAS VEGAS  – Their man was lying sprawled on his back on the canvas below, and still Ricky Hatton`s fans in the cheap seats at the MGM Grand hotel-casino were waving beers high and singing his praises to the tune of “Winter Wonderland.” “There`s only one Ricky Hatton, one Ricky Hatton,” they crooned collectively, though Read More…

Blotter: Dec. 10

Elyria police Friday, Dec. 7 8:21 a.m. – 300 block Sixth St., a 16-year-old boy was charged with menacing after allegedly threatening to kill a 15-year-old girl if she didn`t go out with him. The boy also pointed a knife at the girl. 10:52 a.m. – Lifeskills School, West River Road, Shawntell M. Harris, 18, Read More…

Pregnant attorney flies home to Toledo

ATLANTA – A pregnant Ohio attorney who was found in Georgia after she went missing for several days has flown back home to Ohio. Karyn McConnell Hancock, 35, boarded a plane Saturday afternoon at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, said Sgt. Dana Pierce, a spokesman for the Cobb County police. “Our Cobb County detective watched her Read More…

Senator wants special counsel to investigate tape destruction

WASHINGTON – A Senate Democratic leader said Sunday the attorney general should appoint a special counsel to investigate the CIA`s destruction of videotaped interrogations of two suspected terrorists. Sen. Joe Biden, a Democratic presidential candidate and chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, cited Michael Mukasey`s refusal during confirmation hearings in October to describe waterboarding Read More…

Vick to find out length of sentence today

RICHMOND, Va. – How much, if any, will Michael Vick`s role as financier of a brutal dogfighting ring hurt him? What about his use of drugs while awaiting sentencing? Or will he benefit from his public apology? His cooperation? His voluntary early start on his prison term? Answers to these questions, among others, will determine Read More…

Four dead after shootings in Colorado

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A gunman killed two staff members at a missionary training center near Denver early Sunday after being told he couldn`t spend the night. About 12 hours later, a gunman fatally shot a person at a megachurch in Colorado Springs before a guard killed him, police said. AP A police investigator looks Read More…

‘Dead’ canoeist’s wife faces fraud charges

MANCHESTER, England – Police arrested a British woman on suspicion of fraud Sunday after she claimed her husband died five years earlier in a canoeing accident and cashed in his life insurance. The husband reappeared last weekend. AP Anne Darwin, the wife of John Darwin, leaves the police station at Manchester Airport. British police arrested Read More…

Students get life lessons from author Alice Walker

AVON LAKE – Authors write books, students read books, and it`s not often the two worlds collide. But on Thursday, thanks to technology, Alice Walker – best known for penning the critically acclaimed novel “The Color Purple,” chatted with Avon Lake High School students. LISA ROBERSON / CHRONICLE Avon Lake High School senior Dan Outcalt, Read More…